Photographic portrait of Samer M Omar
Cybersecurity is an essential success factor in all future digital initiatives and should be considered at the earliest stages of concept and design

Samer Omar

EY MENA GPS Consulting Cyber Competency Leader

A passionate cybersecurity enthusiast who enjoys solving complex problems, traveling to new locations and sports.

Samer is a partner in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) cyber services consulting practice. Consulting at EY is building a better working world by realizing business transformation through the power of people, technology and innovation. 

With over 26 years of management in the areas of Cyber Security Advisory, Consultancy and Security Management complemented across all major sectors. He is a serial entrepreneur who understands how to leverage consulting services and technology to solve problems in building a better world for his clients.

As the MENA Cyber Competency Leader, Samer advises on national, sectorial and enterprise cyber transformation journeys and the adoption of a secure by design business and operating models.

Samer holds a Masters in Systems Engineering from George Mason University in the USA.

How Samer is building a better working world 

“I advise government financial institutions on how they can sustainably deliver their support to the private sector with the objective to generate economic growth, create jobs, expand the role of small and medium-sized enterprises, and accelerate their nations’ journeys toward a digital economy.”